‘Miranda’ actor joins new season of ‘Sherlock’

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Another guest star in the opening episode of Sherlock‘s new season has been revealed.

Written by co-creator Mark Gatiss, the first of three new feature-length episodes began filming in Cardiff earlier this month, directed by Rachel Talalay (Doctor Who, The Flash).

West Midlands-born comedy actor James Holmes will play a character referred to as ‘Passenger’ in the Episode 1, according to his online CV.

The appropriately-named Holmes is best known for his role as Clive in the BBC’s sitcom Miranda.

Miranda Tom Ellis James Holmes

Doctor Who actor Daniel Hoffmann-Gill confirmed recently that he will be appearing Season 4.

> Here’s everything we know about Season 4 so far.

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat have teased that the new season will be the climax of “the story we’ve been telling from the beginning.”

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> Buy the complete Season 1-3 boxset on Amazon.

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